‘Quality learning’ll increase employability after graduation’

Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra state has charged members of the management committee to develop positive attitude towards achieving her set goals.

Rector, Dr. Francisca Nwafulugo who gave the advice during the inauguration of the committee in line with the new Polytechnic amendment act also urged them to take quality learning seriously, describing it as crucial to increasing students chances of employment after graduation.

The Amendment Act as contained in Cap F17, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2014 was enacted in 2018 by the National Assembly and signed into law in June 2019 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Nwafulugo expressed joy that the institution was among the first Polytechnics in Nigeria to implement the Act, saying it was among other things, targeted at enhancing the quality of learning in polytechnics and fostering employment for Polytechnic graduates in the labour market.

She disclosed that the committee comprised of all Principal officers including the Rector, the Deputy Rector, the Registrar, the Bursar and the Polytechnic Librarian as well as all the Deans of the schools and Directors of units.

She said, “I really want to appreciate you all for working extra hours, especially in this COVID-19 period to get the institution at the height it is today.

“We want you to develop positive attitude towards achieving the set goals of the institution.

“We need more commitment because with your dedication and commitment, I’m certain that we shall take this institution to a greater height.”

Deputy Rector, Dr. Izuchukwu Onu, while welcoming the new members in the management team, expressed optimism that the polytechnic would continue to lead in all fronts.

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